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Seed Starting: Starting And Protecting Your Plants Indoors

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Know Your Planting Zones Did you know that if you live in a certain area of the country (often can be identified through what 'zone' you live in) that many of your plants will not reach maturity if you simply plant them in the spring? Growing a plant to maturity can take quite a long time, and if you live in an area that spring starts a little later than most, your plants might not bloom or produce until it's too late! This is where the importance of seed starting comes into play. You can start most of your seeds...

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Replace Chemical Plant Foods with EM Technology

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Organic Plant Food Versus Chemicals Many gardeners turn to plant food to help their struggling plants along. Others turn to plant food to improve the number of blooms on their plants, or increase the yield on their fruits and vegetables. However, man made plant food often contains a number of chemicals that are not the best for you or the environment. The use of chemical plant foods is very common, as they are sold at almost every store that sells gardening supplies or plants. Unfortunately, many people rely on these expensive chemical plant foods for extended periods of time, and...

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Probiotic Supplements: Health Benefits For You!

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Probiotics can help improve your quality of life! With an increasing amount of research pointing to the strong benefits of probiotic supplements, now is the time to learn about the health benefits that probiotics can provide for you. By adding probiotic supplements to your daily routine, you can greatly improve the health of your digestive system without upsetting the balance of the "good" bacteria within your body! What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are a naturally occurring bacteria that help to maintain the balance of the microflora within your intestines. Around 400 different types of bacteria in a normal human digestive tract....

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Natural Oral Care – A Safer Alternative to Disease Prevention

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When it comes to having healthy teeth and gums, prevention is key. Because many dental issues stem from gum disease, using natural dental products can continue to keep your mouth happy and healthy. According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, about 75% of Americans have some kind of gum disease. Therefore, regular dentist visits are imperative to diagnose and treat any early signs of disease. Regular visits will also decrease the amount of time you have to spend in the chair later on. Mainstream Toothpaste The toothpaste that is commonly used today is great for removing plaque and cleaning teeth....

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Maximizing the Benefits of Sea Salt

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The use of salt has been around since before recorded history, and was valued as a religious offering, or as a trade item. The term salad comes from the word salt, and originated with Romans salting their salad greens and vegetables. Throughout the ages, the importance and use of salt has grown exponentially both in and out of our kitchens. Human beings aren’t the only living things on the planet that benefit from regular salt intake; both plants and animals are consumed with finding and getting enough salt in their diet. Sea salt is valued because good quality and natural sea...

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